Consider

Definition of Consider

Con`sid´er   Pronunciation: kǒn`sĭd´ẽr
v. t.1.To fix the mind on, with a view to a careful examination; to think on with care; to ponder; to study; to meditate on.
[imp. & p. p. Considered (kǒn*sĭd"ẽrd); p. pr. & vb. n. Considering.]
I will consider thy testimonies.
- Ps. cxix. 95.
2.To look at attentively; to observe; to examine.
She considereth a field, and buyeth it.
- Prov. xxxi. 16.
3.To have regard to; to take into view or account; to pay due attention to; to respect.
Consider, sir, the chance of war: the day
Was yours by accident.
- Shak.
England could grow into a posture of being more united at home, and more considered abroad.
- Sir W. Temple.
4.To estimate; to think; to regard; to view.
Considered as plays, his works are absurd.
- Macaulay.
v. i.1.To think seriously; to make examination; to reflect; to deliberate.
We will consider of your suit.
- Shak.
'T were to consider too curiously, to consider so.
- Shak.
She wished she had taken a moment to consider, before rushing down stairs.
- W. Black
2.To hesitate.

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